THE NIGGER OF THE "NARCISSUS": a tale of the sea…

THE NIGGER OF THE "NARCISSUS": a tale of the sea by CONRAD, Joseph

THE NIGGER OF THE "NARCISSUS": a tale of the sea

Edition: First UK printing

Dark grey cloth gilt. pp [2], (6), 259, [1], (4, ads) + (16) pp Autumn, 1897, catalogue, page edges rough trimmed. Spine a bit darkened, with some rubbing, slight wear to ends; cracked front inner hinge neatly and unobtrusively repaired with rice paper; yellowing to page edges, endpapers, and catalogue; front free endpaper has a small soil spot to lower outer corner and a 1 cm tear to top edge; VG clean and unworn copy otherwise, no owner names. Cagle A3c (1). Cagle's b binding with all letters in the spine imprint of uniform height. Both a & b bindings noted on copies from the earliest binding batch, but probably the first copies bound were the a binding. Edition of 1519 copies. The US edition, published as CHILDREN OF THE SEA, was issued 30 Nov, 1897, while the UK edition was issued on 02 Dec., 1897.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover
Book ID: 49721
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